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99-year-old veteran who beat COVID-19 surprises granddaughter on wedding day

Heather SimeoneBY: NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC NEWS (WOBURN, Mass.) — A 99-year-old veteran and coronavirus survivor healed just in time to celebrate his granddaughter’s wedding day. Vincent Simeone, of Woburn, Massachusetts, attended Amy Zimmerman Scudieri’s nuptials at a safe distance on May 24 — the same day that would have been his late wife Millie’s 100th…read more »

Hearing set for three Georgia men charged in Ahmaud Arbery killing

Zolnierek/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News(GLYNN COUNTY, Ga.) — The three Georgia men charged in connection with the killing of Ahmaud Arbery have been scheduled for a preliminary hearing on June 4.Arbery, 25, was shot and killed Feb. 23 as he was jogging through the Satilla Shores, Georgia, neighborhood, but charges weren’t filed until last month.Gregory…read more »

Sister of black man who died after police filmed kneeling on his neck speaks out

ABC NewsBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Bridgett Floyd thought she was dreaming when she received a phone call Monday night and was told that her brother, George Floyd, had died shortly after being apprehended by Minneapolis police.”Everything went blank,” she told ABC News in an interview on Good Morning America on Wednesday. “I…read more »

Elderly residents at NYC hotel concerned for their health after homeless moved in

oatawa/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Elderly residents at a boutique hotel on New York City’s Upper West Side are voicing concerns over the city moving homeless people into their building amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, saying the city is placing an already-vulnerable population at higher risk.Yet, city officials say moving the homeless into…read more »

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